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  • The nun moth is a major pest of conifers and an occasional pest of broadleaf trees in Europe and Asia.…

    And Then There Were Nun: Trees That Could Be Endangered by a Nun Moth Invasion

  • Mountain pine beetles are important to the Western United States. They have a very special life cycle that includes staying…

    Beetles Are Supercool! Understanding the Life Cycle of Mountain Pine Beetles

  • Mountain pine beetles are important to the Western United States. They have a very special life cycle that includes staying…

    Beetles Are Supercool! Understanding the Life Cycle of Mountain Pine Beetles (Spanish)

  • Test your knowledge on water, invasive species, and ecology.

    Crossword – Woolly Bully

  • From 1920 to 1950, a tree species called albizia (Falcataria moluccana) was brought to Hawai‘i from islands located north and…

    Don’t Litter the Stream: An Invasive Tree Species and a Hawaiian Stream Food Web

  • In the Western United States, spotted knapweed is one of the most widely found nonnative plants. Spotted knapweed was brought to the United…

    Goll-ly! Don’t Take a Knapweed! The Impact of Nonnative Plants and Animals on Deer Mice

  • The pine shoot beetle is an invasive species in the Great Lakes region of the United States. The pine shoot beetle was brought…

    Shoot! Foiled Again! Using Chemicals to Discourage the Pine Shoot Beetle

  • The Asian long-horned beetle is an insect pest that was discovered in New York in 1996 and Chicago in 1998. It arrived…

    Tag, You’re It! Using Harmonic Radar to Track the Flight of Beetles

  • The emerald ash borer is an invasive species that uses ash trees for reproduction and food. Their activity ultimately kills…

    The Emerald Ash Borer: An Ash Tree’s Worst Enemy!

  • Red-cockaded woodpeckers are an endangered species that live in areas from eastern Texas all the way to the Atlantic coast.…

    Wood Roaches for Dinner Again? The Baby Red-Cockaded Woodpecker’s Diet

  • Red-cockaded woodpeckers are an endangered species that live in areas from eastern Texas all the way to the Atlantic coast.…

    Wood Roaches for Dinner Again? The Baby Red-Cockaded Woodpecker’s Diet (Spanish)

  • Water is constantly moving throughout the natural environment. Some scientists study the flow of water into, out of, and held…

    Woolly Bully: Estimating the Effect of an Invasive Insect on an Area’s Water Cycle